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February 11, 2000
SEATTLE, Wash. -- On Friday, January 28, 2000 Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Director James Lee Witt joined Congressman Norm Dicks, King County Executive Ron Sims, Pierce County Executive...
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February 10, 2000
SEATTLE, Wash. -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), working with the Washington Emergency Management Division (WEMD), is providing Ferry and Stevens Counties in northeastern Washington...
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January 20, 2000
SEATTLE, Wash. -- The State of Oregon entered year 2000 as one of only eight states nation-wide offering border-to-border E 9-1-1 coverage. The program was initiated by the 1991 Legislature and...
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January 5, 2000
SEATTLE, Wash. -- While few emergency managers expected any significant infrastructure failures from the "Y2K rollover," most kept a wary eye out for localized outages. Few materialized, prompting...
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January 1, 2000
SEATTLE, Wash. -- As strains of "Auld Lang Syne" lilted to a close in Alaska's outer islands, emergency managers across the entire Pacific Northwest cautiously cheered a relatively glitch-free Y2K "...
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December 31, 1999
Seattle, Wash. -- Initial reports from Guam as the first U.S. territory to welcome the New Year indicate a "Y2K Bug-Free" rollover, and while experts caution that some Y2K anomalies may be cumulative...
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December 23, 1999
Seattle, Wash. -- The transition to the Year 2000 is not expected to bring major problems with the nation's infrastructure, but temporary local interruptions of service may occur. The silver lining...
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December 3, 1999
Seattle, Wash. -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced today that it will allow the City of Kelso to use uncompensated home value as its share of the buyout funds for the...
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December 1, 1999
Seattle, Wash. -- Washington State's Emergency Management Division (WEMD) and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) today announced plans to help acquire and demolish up to 127 slide-damaged...
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November 22, 1999
Coeur D'Alene, Idaho -- The Harbor Island Home Owners Association hosts a groundbreaking ceremony today at 2:30 p.m. for a bridge that is designed to minimize damage from future floods. Funded under...
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